The Metropolitan Local Weightlifting Committee is a non for profit organization whose  mission statement is:

To promote the growth and development of Metropolitan Weightlifting at a grassroots level abiding by the rules and governance of Metropolitan Weightlifting and USA Weightlifting, Inc. The purpose shall be to educate, promote, conserve, sponsor, coordinate and stimulate the interest of weightlifting. The Met LWC has its origins dating back to the 1920's organizing the sport of weightlifting.


 Christopher Smith



Jeff Scott


Joe Rodriguez

Technical Official Leaders

Dena Smith

Jerry Dunne

Club Representatives

Kevin Nelson

Dr. Richard Seibert

Athletes Representatives 

Lyn Kajihara

Dean Otsuka

Technology /Records Chairman                           

 Frank Mintz

Ad Hoc Members and Former Full Term LWC Presidents

Arthur Drechsler

Joseph Triolo


Zone 2

Joe Rodriguez

Zone 3

James McDermott

Zone 4

Jamie Swagler